A Scam Email with the Subject "Did you instruct one Mr. John Tsai of Indo-China group Ltd" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 24 Jan 2010 12:19:34 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "APEX BANK OF NIGERIA"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA TINUBU SQUARE, LAGOS. CABLES: CENBANK Ref: CENTRAL/NIG43/2010. TEL:+ 234-8023039169 Attn: Sir/Madam, RE: CHANGE OF ACCOUNT PARTICULARS ON YOUR BENEFICIARY FILE. We have on this 4TH th of January, 2010 received a payment credit instruction from the Nigeria Government in collaboration with IMF and World Bank to credit your account with your full funds valued at (EIGHTEEN MILLION UNITED STATES DOLLARS ONLY) from the government reserve account with our bank. Note as our bank have just finished programming your file for the transfer to commence today, our bank received the below notice from some body who goes by the name Mr. John Tsai of Indo-China group Ltd so we decided to contact you in person before the transfer commences tomorrow so that we do not transfer this money into the wrong person account for the new year resolution. Our bank hereby sends to you the information submitted by Mr. John Tsai of Indo- China group Ltd, with an application to receive the contract payment on your behalf. Please as a matter of urgency, you are required to verify the following information and inform us if you are aware or know anything about this. 1. Did you instruct one Mr. John Tsai of Indo-China group Ltd Hong-Kong, whose information's is below, to claim and receive the payment on your behalf? 2. Did you sign any "Deed of Assignment" in his favor thereby making him the current beneficiary with the following account details: Account Name: Indo- China Group Ltd, A/C #USD114-1025867-8, Bank Name: Standard Chattered Bank, Hong Kong, Swift Code: SCBL 11K111. Finally, you are hereby advised to indicate to this honorable office with immediate effect, if you are the person that instructed Mr. John Tsai to come for the claim of these funds, to enable me endorse for the final payment. For approval order on your behalf you are to call with the above Phone Number for more clarifications. We wait to hearing from you soon and be rest assured of our professional service while you fill this information. (a) FULL NAME: (b) YOUR A ADDRESS: (c) PHONE NUMBER (d) COUNTRY: (e) OCCUPATION: (g) AGE AND MARITAL STATUS: (h) YOUR ID : Yours Faithfully, ALHAJI SANUSI LAMIDO EXECUTIVE GOVERNOR, CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA. office E-mail:email@example.com